When it comes to layering in cool weather, cardigans, denim jackets and vests are usually the first ones we reach for, but plaid blazers are a great layering piece too. Plus, they are trending this Fall season! Plaid and Houndstooth patterns are definitely on-trend! They look great with almost any solid color bottom, like pants, skirts, jeans and even jogger pants! They also add color and interest to a black or gray dress. Plus, you can wear blazers to work during the week and wear them with jeans on the weekend!
If you get one with a neutral color pattern, plaid and houndstooth blazers will make great wardrobe staples for years to come. If you are looking for a great investment plaid blazer, this Caldwell Plaid Double Breasted Blazer is fabulous. For a midpriced option, this AQUA Plaid Blazer is gorgeous. And, for more of a conservative priced option, this Modern Plaid Blazer is perfect.
When you wear a patterned blazer, you will want to stick with solid colors for your top and bottom. You want the blazer to be the focal point of your outfit! Add some gold, silver or rose gold toned jewelry and your favorite handbag to complete your outfit.
For this post, the 1.STATE Ruched Sleeve Rhythm Plaid Blazer from Nordstrom is featured. The pattern is a black and white plaid with a hint of burgundy in the pattern. It’s a good mix of polyester, rayon and spandex and has ruched sleeves for a neat look to the sleeves!
This blog post uses several pieces from the Simplified Style®: A Year Round Core Closet Essentials Capsule Wardrobe to create these 6 outfits. If you are want to start using a capsule wardrobe, I recommend Simplified Style® to get you started. It includes all the basic essentials you will need for all seasons of the year. You can use the E-Book alone or add a few of your favorite tops, bottoms or layers to create more outfits!
Simplified Style: A Year-Round Core Closet Essentials Capsule Wardrobe expands on this post and includes:
- 50 selected Clothes and Shoes (Plus, recommended accessories to complete your outfits!)
- Step-by-step guide to create your capsule wardrobe
- 2 Regular-Size (investment & budget), 2 Plus-Size (investment and budget) and 1 Sustainable/Ethical shopping options for each piece!
- Over 400 outfit ideas
- Printable Checklists
- Travel Packing Guides For All 4 Seasons (10 Pieces / 7 Outfits)
- Wardrobe Plans For All 4 Seasons (10 Pieces / 7 Outfits)
- How to customize this wardrobe by adding accent colors
- Monthly wardrobe planner by day
- Monthly wardrobe planner by wardrobe item
- & More
Here are 6 ways you can wear the 1.STATE Ruched Sleeve Rhythm Plaid Blazer:
Outfit #1 is a traditional dressy, professional look you can wear to the office. It includes the tab sleeve blouse, black pencil skirt, black bag and black pumps from the Simplified Style® E-Book.
Outfit #1 Details:
You can wear Outfit #2 to the office or on the weekend, Dressy or Casual! It includes the ivory cable sweater, black pants and black bag from the Simplified Style® E-Book.
Outfit #2 Details:
Outfit #3 is a casual take on a blazer outfit. The relaxed tee, jeans and sneakers gets an edgy look by adding a plaid blazer! It includes the gray tee, blue jeans and sneakers from the Simplified Style® E-Book.
Outfit #3 Details:
Outfit #4 can be casual or business-casual! If you need more of a business-casual look, replace the booties with black or nude pumps. This outfit is great to wear out to supper, out shopping with friends or to a family event.
Outfit #4 Details:
When you want to wear a solid color dress, but need to add something for an interesting look? Add this plaid blazer! Even though Outfit #5 is all neutrals, you can add a pop of emerald green with this gold and emerald Tae Pendant Necklace and a pattern with this 1.STATE Ruched Sleeve Rhythm Plaid Blazer.
Outfit #5 Details:
Outfit #6 adds pattern to this neutral color look. This light rose color Shoulder Bag (only $19.99!) add a bit of color to the outfit. It includes a tab sleeve top, black jeans and black booties from the Simplified Style® E-Book.
Outfit #6 Details:
Do you have a Plaid or Houndstooth Blazer in your Fall wardrobe?
Is it the tailored or oversized style?